Crazy State Laws: The Best from Each

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1. Alabama: Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.


2. Alaska: Owners may not allow their pet flamingos to enter barber shops.

3. Arizona: It is unlawful to refuse a person a glass of water.

4. Arkansas: (Little Rock specific) Dogs are not allowed to bark after 6 pm.

5. California: (Los Angeles specific) Zoot suits are prohibited.

6. Colorado: (Aspen specific) Catapults may not be fired at buildings.

7. Connecticut: In order for a pickle to be considered a pickle, it must bounce.

8. Delaware: (Lewes specific) Getting married on a dare is grounds for an annulment.

9. Florida: (Sarasota specific) If you hit a person, you will be fined $78.

10. Georgia: No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it’s Sunday.

11. Hawaii: All residents not owning a boat may be fined as a result.

12. Idaho: It is illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than 50 lbs.

13. Illinois: The English language is not to be spoken.

14. Indiana: (Warsaw specific) No one may throw an old computer across the street at a neighbor.

15. Iowa: (Marshalltown specific) Horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.

16. Kansas: (Natoma specific) It is illegal to throw a knife at a person wearing a striped shirt.

17. Kentucky: Ducklings are allowed to be: dyed blue and offered for sale if more than 6 are available.

18. Louisiana: (New Orleans specific) Chasing fish in a city park, is against the law.

19. Maine: You may not step out of a plane in flight.

20. Maryland: (Baltimore specific) It is illegal to take a lion to the movies.

21. Massachusetts: (Marlboro specific) One may not detonate a nuclear device in the city.

22. Michigan: (Clawson specific) A law exists making it legal for a farmer to sleep with ag animals.

23. Minnesota: It is illegal to tease a skunk.

24. Mississippi: (Truro specific) A would-be husband must prove manliness by killing: 6 blackbirds or 3 crows prior to marriage.

25. Missouri: (Mole specific) Frightening a baby is against the law.

26. Montana: (Excelsior Springs) Worrying squirrels with not be tolerated.

27. Nebraska: It is illegal to go whale fishing.

28. Nevada: (Elko specific) Everyone walking the streets must wear a mask.

29. New Hampshire: You may not attempt to keep time to a music’s beat in a tavern, restaurant, or cafe.

30. New Jersey: (Sea Isle City specific) There will be no boiling of bones on property.

31. New Mexico: (Carlsbad specific) The Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary is banned.

32. New York: The penalty for jumping off a building is death.

33. North Carolina: It is against the law to sing off key.

34. North Dakota: It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.

35. Ohio: It is illegal to get a fish drunk.

36. Oklahoma: It is illegal to have the hind legs of farm animals in your boots.

37. Oregon: Dishes must drip dry.

38. Pennsylvania: (Pittsburgh specific) No one is allowed to sleep on a refrigerator.

39. Rhode Island: No one may bite off another’s leg.

40. South Carolina: (Spartanburg specific) It is illegal to eat watermelon in the Magnolia Street Cemetery.

41. South Dakota: It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.

42. Tennessee: You can’t shoot any game from a moving automobile other than whales.

43. Texas: It is illegal to sell one’s eyes.

44. Utah: (Trout Creek specific) Pharmacists may not sell gunpowder to cure headaches.

45. Vermont: Women must obtain permission from husbands to wear false teeth.

46. Virginia: It is illegal to tickle women.

47. Washington: All lollipops are banned.


48. West Virginia: Whistling under water is prohibited.

49. Wisconsin: It is illegal to serve apple pie in pubic restaurants without cheese.

50. Wyoming: You may not take a photo of a rabbit without a permit from January to April.

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